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Title: <span style="font-size:15.0pt;font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language: EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold" lang="EN-US">A survey on ethnomedicinal plants used for menstrual disorders in Kerala</span>
Authors: Rajith, NP
Ambily, DV
Dan, Vipin Mohan
Devi, P Sree
George, V
Pushpangadan, P
Keywords: Medicinal plants
Menstrual disorder
Issue Date: Jul-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Series/Report no.: Int.Cl.<sup>8</sup>:A061K 36/00, A47G 19/26, A47J 39/02, A01D 12/00, A01D 12/13, A01D 12/07, A01D 12/41, A01D 12/21
Abstract: <span style="font-size:11.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 10.0pt;font-family:" times="" new="" roman";mso-fareast-font-family:"times="" roman";="" mso-ansi-language:en-us;mso-fareast-language:en-us;mso-bidi-language:ar-sa"="" lang="EN-US">There are distinct biological and gender related differences between man and woman. Because of their special reproductive role, women are at risk of some distinctly gender related disorders. A survey of ethnomedicinal plants used in the rural areas of Kerala gave valuable ethnomedico-botanical information regarding plants used for menstrual disorders. The present study enumerates 19 plant species against Menorrhagia, 26 plant species against Dysmenorrhoea, 25 plant species against Oligomenorrhoea, 5 plant species against Hypomenorrhoea, 4 plant species for Amenorrhoea and 18 plant species which can be included in food during menstrual cycle.</span>
Description: 453-460
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.11(3) [July 2012]

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